Flood-inundation mapping in Tar River Basin, North Carolina

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has created flood-inundation maps for selected streamgage sites in North Carolina. These maps depict the approximate area that would be inundated at selected water levels, ranging from approximately top-of-bank to the maximum observed water level. The inundated areas depicted on these maps are approximate, and accuracy of the maps is a function of the accuracy of the topographic data and the hydraulic models on which the maps are based.

► Go to the Tar River Basin Flood-Inundation Mapping Web site